Stanford-Iowa Rose Bowl, Notre Dame-Ohio State Fiesta Bowl lead cable sports TV ratings for Friday January 1, 2016

January 5, 2016

Image via @westcoastaerial Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday Friday January 1, 2016: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg…

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Michigan State-Alabama, Oklahoma-Clemson CFP Semifinals lead cable sports TV ratings for Thursday December 31, 2015

January 4, 2016

Note: the table below not only lacks the context of how much the New Year’s Eve CFP Semifinals dropped versus last year’s New Year’s Day games (around 40% between the two games), there’s also at least a little data missing from the table — one that jumped out at me was the 12 minute ESPN studio show between the two semifinals which averaged 18.09 million viewers but for whatever reasons…

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Texas A&M-Louisville, USC-Wisconsin, NC State-Mississippi St Bowls lead cable sports TV ratings for Wednesday December 30, 2015

January 4, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday December 30, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg COLL FTBL BOWL…

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LSU-Texas Tech, North Carolina-Baylor Bowl games lead cable sports TV ratings for Tuesday December 29, 2015

January 4, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday December 29, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg COLL FTBL BOWL…

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Seattle on top in NFL local market rankings for the week of December 21-27, 2015

January 4, 2016

Seattle topped the local market NFL franchise ratings for the week of December 21-27, 2015 with a 44.8/73 household rating/share for the Rams-Seahawks week 16 contest. 44.8% of the Seatle-Tacoma market is around 791,000 homes (by contrast 17.2% of the NYC market is around 1.3 million homes). Here’s a list ranking the number of homes in each Nielsen market. via the NFL (note the table only lists NFL markets where an NFL game was the #1 telecast for…

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CFP semis viewership down a whopping 39% on New Year’s Eve

January 1, 2016

Per Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch the Oklahoma versus Clemson Orange Bowl averaged 15.64 million viewers and the Michigan State versus Alabama Cotton Bowl averaged 18.55 million. The good news for ESPN is those numbers are up huge versus last year’s New Year’s Eve games, the bad news is they are down a massive 39% versus the 28.2 million the CFP semifinals averaged last year on New Year’s Day. With Stanford…

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